The Pumpkin Express – Argyle

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Every fall we do the pumpkin patch tour. There are 3 patches within 8 miles of my house in Flower Mound. It starts with the excitement of driving by and seeing the pumpkins being delivered, seeing the inflatables go up, watching the crowds gather and then stopping by to join in on the fun.

Ride the Pumpkin Express

Our favorite pumpkin patch is The Pumpkin Express in Argyle.  It is a few miles further than some of the others, but the entire family loves the peaceful surroundings and of course, the train.

Pumpkin Express train ride

Tickets to the Pumpkin Express are $5 each and include a train ride and entry into the pumpkin patch.  You enter through the station and then take the train on a ride through fields, over bridges, under trees and then arrive at the pumpkin patch.

Pumpkin Express train through trees

The pumpkin patch is stocked with little red wagons for pumpkin “picking” along with a bunch of things to do with kids.  There is a large tent that sells a variety of pumpkins and fall decor along with a concession stand.

Pumpkin Express Pumpkin Patch Collage

There is a hay maze, play train, a variety of playhouses, jump houses, hay “stack” and of course, the train.

Pumpkin Express boys in front of train

I follow my kids around snapping pictures just like every other mother present – it is our motherly pumpkin patch duty.

Pumpkin Express collage

There is a really neat tree trunk tunnel, but by far the most popular among my boys was the teeter totter…

Pumpkin Express Teeter Totter

…except, of course, for the train.

Pumpkin Express train

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About Holly

Kids Activities Blog is Holly's blogging home.

She is the mom of three boys ages 7, 10 and 12 who partially homeschools. She believes that you shouldn't have to buy stuff to have fun when there is a kitchen junk drawer full of possibilities.

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